Good morning, early birds. The Victorian government face pressure over pill testing. Plus, Roger Federer has been served a shock defeat at the Australian Open. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Crikey untangles the ongoing tensions over players, power and pay in men's tennis.
Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has announced a windfall for Australia's defence exporters. Plus, blackouts across Melbourne as energy networks struggle in sweltering temperatures. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
If you like Roger Federer, or even Rafael Nadal or tennis generally, last night was a very good night of TV.
Not long to go, tennis and cricket haters. Just the weekend, then it's your TV.
What we're reading this weekend: doomsday prep for the super rich, that most powerful gays in America, what happens when you rip off journalism, Roger Federer as religious experience and letters to Obama.
Opposition leader Tony Abbott's sound bites on the two biggest political issues of recent times continue to gain traction.
Which tennis stars would have won Roger Federer's 15 Grand Slam titles if he'd never been born? Grog's Gamut does the calculations and finds Andy Roddick would be a much richer man.
Tennis's "nice guy" Roger Federer lost his cool during the US Open final this week. What happened to the Grand Slam sweetheart? He's always had a temper, says Neil Walker, it's just the games that got harder.